Veteran film producer Raj Kumar Barjatya passed away today in Mumbai. He was the chairman of Rajshri Productions that helmed several Bollywood films over the years. The production house which was started by his father, now has his son Sooraj Barjatya as it’s Director. He is known for films like Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Vivah, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and many more.
While fans flooded Twitter with RIP messages, Bollywood celebs such as Sonam Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher, Kunal Kohli, shared heartfelt posts social media mourning the demise of the producer. Sonam wrote, “I have no words to express the deep and incredible sadness that accompanies the news of Shri Rajkumar Barjatya’s passing. He was a visionary whom I was lucky enough to work with and I pray for his family and loved ones. @rajshri #SoorajBarjatya.”
Madhuri Dixit who starred in Hum Aapke Hain Koun too shared a soul-stirring message, consoling director Sooraj Barjatya. “A warm soul and a person I’d always look up to. Deeply saddened by the demise of #RajKumarBarjatya ji Thank you for inspiring and guiding me through my journey. Condolences to @SoorajBarjatya and family. Hope you’ll find the strength to grieve this loss,” she wrote on Twitter.
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